Founded in Augusta, Georgia, as Georgia Hardwood Lumber Company, a hardwood lumber wholesaler.
Was the largest supplier of lumber to the U.S. armed forces during World War II.
Went west for the first time, acquiring a facility in Bellingham, Washington.
Became known as Georgia-Pacific Plywood & Lumber Company.
Listed on the New York Stock Exchange with sales of $37 million.
Changed our name to Georgia-Pacific Corporation.
Created The Georgia-Pacific Foundation community investment arm.
Entered the tissue business for the first time.
Exceeded $1 billion in sales.
Donated California redwood groves, valued at more than $6 million, to the public.
Surpassed $2 billion in sales, doubling the business in five years.
Moved our headquarters from Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta, Georgia.
Created the Georgia-Pacific Foundation Scholarship program for employees' children.
Became the first forest products company to reach the OSHA Star Level for exemplary safety programs.
Entered into a first-of-its-kind agreement with the Dept. of Interior to protect endangered red-cockaded woodpecker on co. lands.
Published our first environmental and safety report to publicly track performance.
Acquired Ft. James Corp. & consumer brands Brawny®, Quilted Northern® and Dixie.
Celebrated our 75th year in business.
Topped $20 billion in sales.
Acquired by Koch Industries to become a privately held, wholly owned subsidiary.
Launched the Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade to financially support volunteer and small town fire units.
Reached one million hours with zero lost-time incidents in six Georgia-Pacific locations in the U.S. and Europe.
Earned the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® President's Award & the U.S. EPA SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award.
Completed the purchase of the Alabama River and Alabama Pine pulp mills, located in Perdue Hill, Ala., from Parsons & Whittemore.
Completed the purchase of Oriented Strand Board (OSB) facilities from Grant Forest Products.
Moody’s upgrades Georgia-Pacific to "investment grade".
Completed the sale of our EMEA business to SCA.
GP sends truckloads of products to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts through Convoy of Hope & Feed the Children.
Celebrated the opening of the new oriented strand board facility in Clarendon County, S.C. and the 130 new local jobs it created.
Completed the acquisition of Temple-Inland Building Products assets adding more than 1,800 employees across eight states.